Srikanth

  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers Srikanth, Gurusaidutt in Round of 32 16 hours 11 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and R M V Gurusaidutt won their respective matches to enter the men's singles Round of 32 at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Srikanth had an easy Round of 64 outing as he took just 15 minutes to defeat St. Helena's Duane March 21-3 21-4...
  • CWG 2014: India shuttlers thrash Kenya 5-0, top group 4 days ago

    Glasgow: After thrashing Ghana and Uganda with the exact scoreline of 5-0 Thursday, Indian shuttlers whitewashed Kenya in their final Pool B match of the Mixed Team event to top the group at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. First up, scratch pair of Jwala Gutta and Kidambi Srikanth needed only 18...
  • India blow away Ghana, Uganda in mixed team badminton 5 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers launched their Commonwealth Games campaign on a resounding note as they blanked minnows Ghana and Uganda 5-0 in Group B matches of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event. Having thrashed Ghana in their opener, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa crushed M Nankabirwa...
  • Saina wins; Sindhu, Srikanth, Kashyap lose in Indonesia June 18, 2014

    Jakarta: Three-time champion Saina Nehwal started her campaign on a positive note with a straight-game demolition of Thailand's Porntip Buranaprasertsuk but it was early exit for P V Sindhu, K Srikanth and P Kashyap in the USD 750,000 BCA Indonesia Superseries Premier on Wednesday. A winner of the tournament in 2009,...
  • Kashyap, Srikanth out of Japan Open; Tanvi grabs upset win June 11, 2014

    Tokyo: Young Tanvi Lad put up a brilliant show to stun higher-ranked Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland on a mixed opening day for India during which top shuttlers K Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of men's singles in the USD 250,000 Japan Open Super Series, here on Wednesday. World No 59...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead charge in Saina's absence at Japan Open June 9, 2014

    Tokyo: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal taking a break after a gruelling Uber Cup campaign, the Indian challenge will be led by P V Sindhu and K Srikanth at the USD 2,50,000 Japan Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers here on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist Saina, who was in...
  • Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.13 May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: India's Kidambi Srikanth rose five places to a career-best No.13 in the men's singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday. Though the 21-year-old lost two matches in the recently concluded Thomas Cup, his victory over higher ranked German Marc Zwiebler gave him a solid chunk...
  • There was too much pressure on our singles players: Parupalli Kashyap May 21, 2014

    With little to cheer about their performance in the Thomas Cup, where India failed to make the quarters, captain Parupalli Kashyap said his team always had its back against the wall as there was too much pressure on the singles players to pull off three out of three matches. The Indian...
  • Badminton: India salvage pride with 3-2 win over Germany in Thomas Cup May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian men's team on Wednesday salvaged some pride with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Germany in their inconsequential Group C tie to end their campaign at the Thomas Cup badminton tournament on a positive note at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Indian men had lost 1-4 to Malaysia...
  • Pride at stake as India take on Germany in last Thomas Cup tie May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Already out of quarter-finals reckoning, India will look to restore pride when they take on an equally demoralised Germany in an inconsequential final Group C tie of the Thomas Cup on Wednesday. India are hosting the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals for the first time and a lot was...
  • India lose opening Thomas Cup tie to Malaysia May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: India lost the first three matches to hand their opening Thomas Cup badminton tie against Malaysia 0-3 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Sunday. World No.18 Kidambi Srikanth went down to World No.1 Lee Chong Wei 19-21, 12-21 in the first singles which was followed by B....
  • Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth to lead Indian team in Thomas and Uber Cup May 7, 2014

    New Delhi: London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and Thailand Grand Prix champion K Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here from May 18 to 25. The 24-year-old Saina will lead charge in...
  • Srikanth, Kashyap slide in badminton rankings April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: India's leading men's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap dropped a place each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. While Srikanth slipped to 17th, Kashyap slide to 20th. Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu, however, retained their eighth and 10th positions in the women's singles...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead Indian charge at Asian Badminton Championship April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal giving the tournament a miss, PV Sindhu and national champion K Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Asian Badminton championship which gets underway at Gimcheon, Korea on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist, Saina decided to take rest to focus on the Thomas and...
  • Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth rises to World No.16 April 17, 2014

    Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings released on Thursday. Backed by his semifinal appearance at the recently concluded Singapore Open Super Series, where he lost to World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, the Hyderabadi has...
  • Srikanth goes down fighting to Lee Chong Wei in Singapore Open semis April 12, 2014

    Singapore: India's rising shuttler Kidambi Srikanth went down in the men's singles semi-finals but not before giving a tough fight to Malaysian World No.1 Lee Chong Wei at the $300,000 Singapore Open Super Series here on Saturday. Despite putting up a strong showing against the top seed, the World No.25 Indian...
  • Singapore Open semi-final: as it happened April 12, 2014

    Indian shuttler and world number 25 faces top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the Singapore Open badminton semi-finals. Srikanth got the better of world number 14 Hun Yu of Hong Kong 17-21, 21-14, 21-19 in a marathon quarter-final. Srikkanth battled for an hour and three minutes, to set up...
  • Srikanth enters semis, Sindhu crashes out of Singapore Open April 11, 2014

    Singapore: India's Kidambi Srikanth registered a hard-fought win to enter the semi-finals of the men's singles event of the Singapore Super Series even as P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth crashed out in straight games, here on Friday. Srikanth got the better of world number 14 Hun Yu of Hong...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth and Sai Praneeth reach Singapore Open quarterfinals April 10, 2014

    Singapore: Teen sensation P V Sindhu entered the quarterfinals with a victory in women's singles but it was young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who created a flutter at the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series, with a stunning win over world number 10 Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam on Thursday. Another Indian...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap enter second round of Swiss Open March 12, 2014

    Basel: Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and Anand Pawar got off to winning starts, notching up victories in their respective opening round singles matches at the the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament here on Wednesday. World championship bronze medallist Sindhu posted a comfortable 21-18 21-15 victory...
  • Saina in second round, Sindhu out of All England Championship March 6, 2014

    Birmingham: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal emerged as the lone survivor at the USD 400000 All England Championship, thrashing Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour in straight-games to reach the second round even as compatriot P V Sindhu fell by the wayside, here. The 23-year-old notched up an easy 21-15 21-6 win over Gilmour...
  • Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth book semi-final berths at Indian GP Gold January 24, 2014

    Lucknow: Top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu and national champion K Srikanth continued their rampaging run with contrasting victories to reach the semi-finals of the USD 120,000 India Grand Prix Gold tournament on Friday. Saina, the London Olympics bronze medallist, was on course for her first title of the season...
  • Kamalinee can essay any role with ease: Krishna Vamsi January 21, 2014

    Chennai: Kamalinee Mukherjee, who has had back-to-back flops in Telugu filmdom in the last two years, will be next seen in Krishna Vamsi's upcoming yet-untitled Telugu film. The director says that the actress is a perfect amalgamation of experience, beauty and confidence. She is paired in the film opposite Meka Srikanth...
  • Srikanth to sport long hair in Krishna Vamsi's film January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Meka Srikanth is looking forward to the yet-untitled Telugu film of filmmaker Krishna Vamsi because he will be essaying a role closer to his real age and also because he will get to sport long locks. The 45-year-old last sported long hair in 2011 Telugu actioner 'Dushasana'. "There are two...
  • Uday was always stubborn, shocked he's gone: Srikanth January 6, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu actor Meka Srikanth is shocked and saddened that a stubborn person like his co-star, friend and "brother" Uday Kiran decided to commit suicide. On Sunday night, Uday, 33, hanged himself from the ceiling in his flat in Hyderabad. "He (Uday) was not just an actor in the industry. He was...
  • PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth win national badminton titles December 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Top shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth won the women's and men's titles, respectively, at the 78th Senior National Badminton Championships at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Monday. World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu won her second national title after 2011 while it is a first for Thailand Open...
  • Jackie Shroff roped in for 'C/O Footpath 2' November 17, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff will feature in upcoming Kannada drama 'C/O Footpath 2', a follow-up to the 2006 film 'C/O Footpath'. 'C/O Footpath' was directed by Kishan Srikanth, who was only 10-year-old that time and became the world's youngest film director. "This film is not a sequel because most actors from...
  • Director Bapu remembers AV Subrahmanyam for his natural comedy November 10, 2013

    Chennai: Director Bapu aka Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana, who introduced actor A.V. Subrahmanyam into Telugu films, says the late actor's biggest strength was making people laugh effortlessly. Subrahmanyam, who died Friday due to liver-related problems, made his cinematic debut with Subrahmanyam's Telugu family drama 'Mr. Pellam'. "Writer Indraganti Srikanth Sarma introduced Subrahmanyam to...
  • Praneeth, Anand qualify for main draw in French Super Series October 22, 2013

    Paris: Indian shuttlers B Sai Praneeth, Anand Pawar and K Srikanth reached the main draw of the French Super Series after notching up contrasting victories in the men's singles qualifiers on Tuesday. Seeded fourth in the qualifiers, Praneeth registered a 21-14, 21-15 win over Finland's Ville Lang in the opening round...
  • 'Swamy Ra Ra' to be remade in Malayalam October 16, 2013

    Chennai: Crime comedy 'Swamy Ra Ra', which was one of the few Telugu films of the recent past to enjoy a 100-day run at the box-office, will soon be remade in Tamil and Malayalam. Tamil actor Srikanth has bought the remake rights of the film. "I have the remake rights of the...